May 2-6, 2018
On the first Saturday of May, an average of 150,000 visitors, including residents, out-of-towners, celebrities, presidents, and even members of royal families gather at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., for one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year, the Kentucky Derby. The Derby is a Grade I stakes race for three-year old Thoroughbreds and easily the premier event of the racing season. It is the first leg of the American Triple Crown, followed by the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes. Join the Traveling Cyclones for an all-inclusive Kentucky Derby tour experiencing the beauty of horse country, the Kentucky Bourbon trail and the wonder of race day. Truly the perfect way to appreciate “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports!"
Priced from $2,889
Sports Entertainment Travel
The Iowa State University Alumni Association is an independent 501(c)3, self-governing organization charged with the mission of engaging the talents and resources of alumni, students, and friends in the life, work, and aspiration of Iowa State University. Our vision is to become the lifetime partner in engaging all alumni, students, and friends with Iowa State University.